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distinguish

dis·tin·guish

distinguish

 
pronunciation:
dih stIng gwihsh
part of speech: verb
inflections: distinguished, distinguishes, distinguishing
definition: to tell apart by seeing differences.
It was hard to distinguish the twin brothers.
synonyms:
tell
similar words:
contrast, discriminate, mark
derivations: distinguishable (adj.), distinguishably (adv.), distinguishingly (adv.)